INDIVIDUAL DONORS

When you join the Geordie family with your generous contribution, you are not only supporting one of Canada’s leading companies creating Theatre for Young Audiences, you are showing your commitment to the arts and fostering young voices from diverse communities, histories, and perspectives.

It takes a village to create and present the relevant works that Geordie develops on a yearly basis – we simply cannot do it alone. The more you give, the more you demonstrate your dedication to presenting excellent theatre to audiences young and young at heart from communities near and far. As a member of the family, you become a pillar of our company. In showing your support, Geordie is proud to offer you a variety of benefits that promise to enrich your commitment to us and our mission; building upon a partnership that will last long after the curtain goes down.

Why grow with Geordie Productions?

Our History
We are one of Canada’s leading English-language companies presenting Theatre for Young Audiences for over 35 years
Our Philosophy
We entertain, enchant and inspire audiences of all ages by presenting theatre through the perspective of the young mind who may become our leaders of tomorrow
Our Excellence
We are an award-winning and critically acclaimed company whose reputation for producing first-rate professional theatre has put us on the national platform
Our Professionalism
We are dedicated to ensuring strong relationships with both our staff and our generous volunteers. Moreover, all of our artists and collaborators are exceptional professionals from both the local and national community.
Our Impact
Our shows and audience reflect the incredible cultural diversity of Montreal. Each season, more than 60 000 young people, families and community members will have seen a Geordie show.

Building partnerships within the community and investing in our youth and our culture is integral for organizational growth. Your investment in Geordie Productions ensures that we can continue our mission and build upon the legacy of presenting Theatre for Young Audiences to all ages and for all people.
 

Your Right As A Donor

Geordie is incredibly grateful to all our current, past and future donors and values and respects each and every one. For over 34 years, we have been accountable to donors, audiences and artists, ensuring that every dollar raised makes a positive contribution to the children, youth and patrons that benefit from our programs and productions. For you as a donor, to have full confidence in us as a not-for-profit charity, we declare that donors have the following rights:
  • To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.
  • To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.
  • To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.
  • To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.
  • To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.
  • To be assured that information about their donations is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.
  • To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.
  • To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.
  • To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.
  • To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

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